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Neurobiology: odorant receptors make scents

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Friedrich,  Rainer W.
Department of Biomedical Optics, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Max Planck Society;

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Friedrich, R. W. (2004). Neurobiology: odorant receptors make scents. Nature, 430(6999), 511-512. doi:10.1038/430511a.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002A-187A-C
Abstract
The goal of making sense of the sense of smell has come a step closer. Work on fruitflies reveals that odorant receptors act as bidirectional chemical detectors and determine the function of sensory neurons.